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Southern West Virginia Blends In-Person and Virtual Activities for Move Your Way Community Campaign

In 2020, ODPHP is working with 8 pilot communities to implement the Move Your Way campaign on the local level, using the Move Your Way Community Playbook. Due to COVID-19, pilot communities are adapting their campaigns to help people stay safe while they get active. This series highlights local events and initiatives from the community pilot program — including creative ways to promote physical activity during social distancing...

NASA and HHS Discuss the Importance of Staying Well, in Space and on Earth

by PCSFN Executive Director Kristina Harder and ODPHP Director CAPT Paul Reed This past week we had the distinct pleasure of interviewing Commander Christopher Cassidy and Dr. Kathleen “Kate” Rubins who are currently serving aboard the International Space Station (ISS). As we talked, a microphone gently floated back and forth between them in the weightless environment; the conversation slightly delayed by the distance of the transmission...